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Category: Wrongful Death

Pact Act: Burn Pits & Camp Lejeune

Burn Pits 360 is the only 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization offering an independent burn pit exposure registry. This registry allows family members of armed forces to record the names of those that have passed away due to illness from toxic exposure. Le Roy and Rosie Torres founded Burn Pits 360 … Continue reading

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Wrongful death lawsuits are legal actions that one hopes they never have to take. They are lawsuits fought on behalf of a deceased individual. Also their estate and against a party that may be culpable for their death. This culpability is typically shown by another party exhibiting negligence or shirking … Continue reading

Death Benefits Denied for Worker Who Overdosed

On April 23, 2005, James Loar, an employee of Cooper Tire and Rubber Company, injured his back while at work. Although Loar had a pre-existing back injury, he was granted workers’ compensation benefits as it was determined that the accident at work exacerbated his back problems. Following the injury, Loar … Continue reading

What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death in Texas is a statutory cause of action meaning that the legislature passed a law saying that you can sue under this statute. Under common law, you couldn’t recover if somebody died. The wrongful death statute says you can recover under it, and it lays out the people … Continue reading

What Are the Deadliest High School Sports in Texas?

Sporting activities are a part of the fabric of American life and have been for much of our history. Even as children, millions of us regularly play baseball, softball, basketball, and similar sports – both on the playground and in more organized settings. In recent years, however, more attention has … Continue reading

I’m Injured- Do I Have A Claim?

A common question asked when injured people call our firm is generally a basic one: “Do I have a claim?” The best way to answer that question is that it depends on the specific facts and circumstance of the incident that led to the injury. While every injury and claim … Continue reading